Art History Study Group - The Many Faces of Portraiture

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Art History Study Group - The Many Faces of Portraiture
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Starts:
Apr 20, 2021
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Time:
1:00 pm
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Sessions:
1
Price:
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55

Expand your knowledge of art history through introductions to core themes and close examination of The Met collection. In this session, explore how portraits communicate power, status, dynasty, achievement, and emotion across time and geography, from the Italian Renaissance to the contemporary United States. Learn how artists from Bronzino to Richard Avedon have used various media to represent complex individuals—and themselves. Please note: This live event takes place on Zoom. Space is limited; advance registration is required. Registration closes April 19, 2021, or when registration is full.

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